Giveaway Day! プレゼント企画♪



I'm excited to announce that I am participating in this year's Sew Mama Sew's Giveaway!


こちらで人気のソーイングサイト Sew Mama Sew! が主宰する、一斉プレゼント企画に参加することになりました。抽選で1名の方に、発売されたばかりの私のサイン入り著作本を差し上げます。(サインが必要ない場合はお知らせください~)。

And I'm giving away a signed copy of my book, Zakka Handmades
(Let me know if you rather receive a copy without my autograph ;)



The book's release date is June 1st, but it's starting to ship out this week from online retailers, including Amazon.com.

To enter, please leave a comment letting me know what handmade zakka item you are interested in making! (It doesn't need to be from the images from my book ;)  Added note: Zakka in Japanese refers to any household or personal necessity that improves your life. Many handmade zakka are made of natural fibers of 100 percent linen, cotton, and wool. It's a broad term that include accessory, stationery, fashion items, toys, home goods, kitchen items, various containers, small furniture and more!

The giveaway will be open until Friday, May 10, 5:00 p.m. PST and the winner will be selected  randomly. (I will ship internationally).  If you're an anonymous commenter , please be sure to include your email address in your comment so that I am able to contact you when you win!

Don't forget to check back with Sew Mama Sew! for more chances to win other exciting giveaways!

Good luck !
Zakka Handmades
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Jen@thecraftingfiend said...

I am interested in making little gift type items for the home or kids (and thanks for finally letting me know what zakka means!)

Finding Fifth said...

Oh well done Amy! A book of your own. Even if I don t win I will be buying a copy. findingfifth@gmail.com

Svetlana said...

oh, I'd love to win your book, Amy. It looks amazing. I've just re-discovered zakka recently and would love to make some bags and pouches.

Library Gal Quilts said...

Oh Boy! This looks wonderful Amy! I will make the little shoes. How adorable are they!! thank you! Pam

Melody said...

I would like to make bags.

melodyj(at)gmail(dot)com

Sara Tarpoff said...

They all are sew cute. I would probably make the fabric bucket first.

saratarpoff@gmail.com

elpetittaller said...

What a lovely book! I have never tried any zakka style project yet, but I like anything Japanese related! Pouches are the ones I like the most.

Sara said...

I love making stuffies! What a great chance!

Liz said...

I like bags and fabric buckets. I also to like to make toys for my kids. Congrats on your book! It looks lovely.

Pam said...

I would like to make the Patchwork Lanyard! It would be stylish for my work badge and for scissors! You have a lot of nice projects in your book!

KarenH said...

Those sweet little baby shoes on the cover caught my eye. There will be new babies to sew for in my family this year. :)

andri. said...

I want to make a zakka tote bag:)

Kari Morrison said...

Oh my gosh, those little bird pouches are so cute, love them!!

kari.morrison@hotmail.com

Jamie B said...

I've never made any zakka but I realllllly want to :)

veronicamade said...

Right now I'm totally into making baskets and zipper pouches. I really love the cover of your book. Your projects look so cute. And I love all things zakka. I just might have to buy your book if I don't win it.

Sandra :) said...

I need to make some kind of divided basket or ?? to help corral the mail and sets of keys and sunglasses and hats on the front hall cabinet - I'm tired of the mess :D

Ellie Roberts said...

Wow, great book, congrats! Would love a copy, everything is so cute!

Delene said...

Oh I would love to try my hand at fabric buckets. This book looks amazing. ebendelene@gmail.com

Jessnmary said...

I want to make fabric baskets! Thanks for the giveaway, and congrats on the book!

Bonnie said...

I need more fabric buckets in my life!

james and bess said...

congratulations on your book! i'm interested in making storage-type things: baskets, bags, trays, etc. :) thanks for the chance to win!

bess

Anonymous said...

I am interested in making any and all zakka items. Oh, the Christmas presents I will make! phebinator(at)hotmail(dot)com

Kay said...

Thank you for a lovely giveaway, and for explaining what zakka means. i would love to make the little bird pouch on the front of your book.
ks(dot)eyles(at)yahoo(dot)co(dot)uk

Zaynoo1 said...

Great giveaway! Love zakka things soooooooo much!

Taryn said...

I would love to make more Zakka items for my kitchen or bags!

Monica said...

I'd love to make some handmade gifts to hand out as gifts at an upcoming quilt retreat...coasters, coin purses, something like that.

margueritedesigns said...

Ooh, I would definitely makes something to store my knitting in. Thanks for the opportunity to win!

Cindy said...

Congrats on your book!!! What a talent you have to share your Zakka inspirations and projects with us and with your very own book! I love anything Zakka and it inspires a lot of my work but what I'd really like to do is make a large set of those foldable or zippered bag I can take when I go grocery shopping :)

Jennifer Ladd said...

The book looks wonderful! I'd love to make some baskets to organize my sewing room.

Jennifer
jennifereladd at yahoo dot com

Nessa said...

Thank you for this opportunity. I would love to make a project bag to hold my current crafty project neatly inside for travelling. In fact, I'd also like to make another pincushion!

Tiffany said...

Ive never made anything zakka so I think I'd start with a cute zipper pouch or something small for my desk at work. Your book looks awesome and I'd love to own it and get introduced to Zakka style - love what I've seen on flikr!

krislovesfabric said...

Oooh, this looks great! I like to make small things for the sewing room!

Kimberly said...

That bucket tote on the cover of your book looks awesome! If I win, I'll definitely be making that. We need a good/cute toy storage item for our living room. Thanks for the giveaway!

pennydog said...

I could use some new oven gloves

Tess said...

i love the little knitting basket - so cute! Thanks so much for the chance to win :)
tessa_andrews [at] hotmail [dot] com

Glenys said...

I like to make pouches because they are simple to make, cute and useful! :)

nela said...

wonderful, your book is still not on my shelf, it should be though! thank you for the chance to win.
i think i would make the little shoes first of all....

patty.kim said...

Thanks so much for the chance to win! I love all things zakka - so precious.

Jane said...

I'd looked at this book before - the projects look really different and clear. Thanks

Kate said...

I definitely want to make some potholders. Thanks for hosting this giveaway!

Annabella said...

What a gorgeous giveaway!! I love all things Zakka - bags, pouches, pin cushions!

Ali said...

I love making fabric containers, and that bucket[type one on the cover is just beautiful, thank you for the giveaway!

Cherilyn said...

This looks amazing!!! I really like zipper pouches! Thanks for the chance to win an autographed copy!

kbzelazny said...

woohoo-this book looks awesome! I like the little pin cushions-so cute.

Jenna said...

Great book! I love the round totes you have on the front! Can never have too many totes to store things in!

Nesta said...

I am sooo happy to have found out about your blog. I love your book too! I would definitely start with the "Lovely Russian Doll doorstop", just to start though...

Skwishee said...

I'd like to make slippers for my family :)

T said...

I'm in need of better tote bags-going to have to make some soon and I want to make them both prettier and more durable than the sad bags I have now

Heidi Staples said...

I adore all Zakka projects, but especially bags and pouches. This book looks incredible!!

carrie e. said...

I've been wanting to make some Zakka pin cushions! Excited to see your book, it looks cute!

Stephanie @ Quarter Incher said...

Kitchen towels! This book looks awesome!!!
dazzlingshorty(at)yahoo(dot)com

Mar said...

Baby ítems!!!

factotum-of-arts.com said...

placemats and pouches have been my latest house hold item - looking forward to see the book :-) ...I will have to check it out on amazon.

ml_wilkie(at)hotmail(dot)com

LethargicLass said...

I like making zakka storage items for around my house... it makes everything happier :)

Just Quilt It said...

This looks like a great idea. I love the little shoes on the book.

Sam said...

I can feel some more fabric baskets coming on! But every single item looks absolutely adorable! Congratulations again, Amy!

Heather said...

I really need to make some place mats for my new home.

Fiesta said...

All of them . This style interests me. I made a sewing machine cover with this style

ELNM said...

Congratulations on your book! I love the fabric baskets. They are decorative and useful. The bird pouches your cover are very cute! Many thanks!
ellen(at)myerly(dot)net

Carrie P. said...

congrats on the book. I don't know if this qualifies but I would love to make covers for my small appliances in my kitchen so they don't get dusty and so they look prettier in my kitchen.

Lisa Marie said...

I haven't made any Zakka projects but I would love to try the bird pouches -- so cute!

Britt G. said...

I would like to make some Zakka style coin purses - like the birdie ones on the front of your book!

kathy said...

Something tiny and fast. Fun to use up scraps to make something very personal.
Thanks for the giveaway!

KD-Quilts said...

I love those little bird pouches on the cover! What a fun looking book, thanks for the chance to win!!

therese said...

I think my favourite would be any sort of small pouch using up my most precious scraps!
Congrats on the book and thanks for the chance to win!
therese.aiken@gmail.com

Born4Travel said...

I like the idea of a little purse. maybe for coins. Thanks for the chance to win.

Meg said...

I want to make the little blue bird tote/container on the book cover!
Also, my cat's name is Neko!

Kristy @ Quiet Play said...

Great giveaway - thank you!

I think little pouches are always super useful!

Libby said...

I love that knitting basket, that would be my pick. Thanks for the chance!

Sisbabestitches said...

I love the organise-y stuff, zip pouches, bags, baskets; lovely places to put things that also have so much style :) Lovely book, very generous :)

Heather B said...

Congrats! I would love to make some fabric buckets! Thanks for the chance to win!
mrs(dot)hbraun(at)gmail(dot)com

Lisa Mather said...

I'd love to make a case to hold my embroidery.

Thanks for explaining Zakka. I never knew exactly what 'it' was!

Nakayoshi said...

I want to make that knit bag!!! It's gorgeous!

Janarama said...

A pouch large enough to hold supplies for hexies.

Julie said...

I love all of the different zakka pouches that I have seen, like the one shaped like a little house. Thanks for the chance to win!

Mirza said...

I would love to make something to hold my embroidery things in when I carry them with me when I bring the kids to various activities. Would also like one my daughters would enjoy to carry their embroidery stuff too and perhaps inspire them to embroider.

Laura said...

the bird coin purses are adorable!

Sallie said...

Card holders. Thanks for the giveaway!

Willa Kung said...

I love little patchwork wall hangings and zippered pouches :) the book looks like its full of cute stuff! Thanks for the chance.

hueisei said...

I like coasters!

Deborah said...

I am wanting to make some zakka pouches - i just love the look of them. Congratulations on your book :-)

Jodi Godfrey said...

I just love those little booties!

Kelly G said...

Oh my gosh - your book looks so interesting and not to mention useful. How cute our those little purses - Miss 9 will be after one of those for sure.
Thanks for explaining the meaning of ZAKKA too!

braydonandkel@bigpond.com

Jeannie D said...

I love the little bird change purse...I would like to make one for the lady who sells me eggs each week!

Oops-Lah said...

I love making bags and have "tons" of Japanese books. Although I can't read Japanes, the diagrams are usually so easy to follow, I can normally figure it out. Otherwise there's always someone around who can help me with translating. Lovely book by the way. Thanks for the chance to own one.

lucia said...

I have just learned about Zakka! I always love little projects- they always make you feel accomplished. I particularly like to make cute pouches! Congratulations on your book!

Margaret said...

I would love to make some containers for my sewing room

Shayla Sharp said...

I need to make sewing machine covers! Congrats on the book!

Barbara @ Nähtante Quilts said...

I like to make bags, puches, baskets and small toy animals.
If I have the chance to get an autographed book, I'm in for it!
Thanks for the chance!

Nati said...

I love those bird little coin purses on the cover of your book, and would love to make them! Thanks for the chance to win.

Ana e os Viraventos said...

I have never sewn a Zakka item so it would be a great chance to try it! Thanks for the giveaway. Ana

mac said...

I like making small gifts for friends and really enjoy making different styles of zipper pouches. Thanks for the give away.

Christine Welsh said...

Greaty book! Bags of course! :)
Christine
ChrisW Designs

ayumills said...

I love making any zakka and I know this book will give me so many ideas!! I'd love to make those bird pouches for all the little girls I know!

Mystica said...

This is exciting. I didnt know even what zakka was! please count me in.

Leigh Laurel Studios said...

I need to make trivets!

Thrifty Finn said...

Buckets for organizing my things.

Amy said...

Congratulations! I love the large bag on the cover!

Paula said...

I would love to make some baby shoes. Thanks for the chance and congratulations on your book!
ap_lemos at yahoo dot com

Stacey said...

Lovely! I like autographed books!

thisgirlcreates said...

I would love to win your book. I'd love to make a zakka bag or pouch. Thanks for the giveaway!

isabel f. said...

I'd love to win your book, Amy!!!
and I think I will do some kids stuff :)

Deb@asimplelifequilts said...

I'd like to make probably everything in your book! Starting with the fabric buckets.

Tanya said...

I love little pouches

principeta said...

Amazing giveaway,thank you for the chance to win it.Here about Zakka but never had it in my hands,hope this is my chance =o,I would love to make a bag.this is so lovely and generous of you.Have a lovely day.

Robin (noteverstill/noteversewing) said...

I want to make a little basket for the kitchen to hold coffee pods.

pippablue said...

Oh my! THe book looks fabulous. Right off the bat I would love to make the basket holding the wool on the cover!

B Greene said...

I want to make a few fabric baskets to collect the clutter that multiplies in my house! Thanks for the wonderful giveaway chance!

Dreaming Monet said...

wow! i would love to win this! i would love to make some organizational tools. thanks for the chance!

Linda said...

HELLO! SWEET GIVEAWAY!
I'D MAKE THAT KNITTING TOTE ON THE COVER! THANKS FOR SHARING!

msstitcher1948@yahoo.com

Melinda said...

I am all into function so I love making fabric containers for organization!

TriMama said...

I'd like to make a couple more zippered boxy pouches to carry and organize my knitting projects.

Binks said...

I need and would love a bucket bag/basket. Something I can throw my crochet stuff in and it look cute.

Brooke Crook said...

I want to make more baskets for storage around the house.

Valerie said...

Congratulations on your book-that is so exciting! Even just seeing the items on the cover makes me want a copy! Two zakka I can think of right away I want to make are fabric storage buckets and an e reader case.

sntbosch said...

The fabric buckets.
sntbosch(at)me(dot)com

atabanana29 said...

I would love to many any of the bags! atabanana29(at)gmail(dot)com

Caroline said...

Slippers! Slippers! I love slippers ;)

Mkis said...

I'd like to win your book :)

thehappycrochetchic said...

I love making little bags and hotpads!

dawn - Mi rincón de mariposas said...

Looks really great!! We're moving to a new home and I'll love sewing things for it! Thanks for the chance.

m hoch drei said...

baby shoes !!!!
#Have a sunny day and thank you for the chance !

Susan said...

The knitting basket!

Mary Ann said...

Just realized I need a cute pin cushion

Lucy @ Charm About You said...

I would love to make some baskets - my house needs more organising! Those little baby shoes look super cute too! Congratulations on the book :)

Julia said...

I want to make some cute kitchen towels!

racergirl1313 said...

I'd love to make some fabric baskets as catch-alls.

どうもありがとう
racergirl1313 AT hotmail DOT com

Purl Buttons said...

I like to make little pouches and purses.

Emily said...

I love to make grocery bag holders for my kitchen. They are both functional and pretty. Thanks for the chance to win!

Anita said...

The big totes like the blue one on the cover would be great for organizing knitting and rolled quilts in the livingroom. I also like the patchwork lanyard. Thank you for the chance to enter.

Debra Lee said...

I really need some pouches for organization!

Cecilia said...

oh that book looks delicious, I love those chick baggies, my girls would love them!

Mel @ Heart and Homemade said...

Thank you for your giveaway, I'd love to make a cute potholder!

SIMPLESEW said...

I love love making the sewing kit, I made out of Zakka, by RC

Kim Stewart said...

Love to make bags or totes

EG said...

Love the fabric baskets/ buckets!

sandyandcosmo said...

I think I would start out with a little pouch. Thanks for the giveaway!

Debbie said...

A camera case. Thanks

Heather said...

The zakka projects I've like the best are pretty and useful, like pot holders, sewing kits, pouches, etc. Your book looks so good!

Stephanie said...

I would like to make the totes! Or anything else in the book! Looks great! Congrats

AnnieK said...

My daughter is an artist, and I'd like to make her divided pouch to store and carry her brushes.

Ashley said...

I should make a set of coasters. My tables get rings too often. rascarborough @ gmail dot com

Pre said...

Potholders and various bags. Thanks & congrats on the book!

Mimi said...

There are so many things that I would love to make Zakka style and at the moment I'm thinking that a some sort of bag to take my quilting on the go with tons of pockets would be perfect!! Thanks for the chance and of course I would love to have a signed copy!!

sherri s. said...

Ooh, how exciting! I adore zakka and spent waaaayy too much money in zakka shops in Tokyo. I love all of the little coin purses and pouches...kawaii! Arigato!

Ellie said...

The next "zakka" item I'm making are some super luex fabric napkins.

SewTara said...

My goodness! I'm interested in making anything zakka! Especially out of Japanese fabrics! Congrats on the book and thanks for the chance to win.

Jo said...

I would like to start with some of the adorable pouches or bags I have seen. Thank you for the chance to enter

Libby said...

The toy bucket looks like a great and useful project.

Needled Mom said...

I love those little booties and would love to try them.

Linda said...

The yarn tote on the front cover of your book caught my eye. I'd love to make it to hold my knitting. Thanks for the chance to win.

Lindsay said...

i'd love to make some bags. i'm very into making bags right now! and i'd LOVE your autograph! ;)

Cloud 9 said...

I'm interested in making fabric baskets and learning more about Zakka.

Angela D. said...

I'd love to make some fabric baskets. Love the zakka look.

Kristy said...

This book looks wonderful - congratulations!

LucyL said...

I like making bags- small to medium size.
It'll be great to win your signed book!

Catskill Quilter said...

I want to make some little fabric "containers" for storage - something pretty and functional!

Jill said...

I want to make little useful bags for jewelry and such.

Kathy said...

You have a book coming out -- that is exciting! I have been seeing some lovely little zip pouches and I would like to conquer my fear of zippers and make a few.

Fran said...

I'd like to make a Zakka pincushion for a friend & I'd like to make the fabric bucket for my sewing room. I'd love an autographed book if I'm the lucky winner. Thanks for the chance to win.

the running hare said...

I desperately need a knitting bag, so I would make first. Congratulations on your book!

Marilize said...

Aw - I did not know that is what zakka meant. Thank you for teaching me something new :)

So with that in mind, I love sewing drawstring bags. It's a great way to use up scraps, have a project that is done in a few hours and you can do so much with them. From storing foodstuffs to using them to transport dirty shoes.

Huge congrats on your book - it looks amazing!

Thank you for a chance to win.

tammi said...

I would like to make a bag or basket to store my knitting projects-in progress.

Sarah said...

I love the little shoes! They look so cute! Congrats on the book :)

Alli said...

I really ought to make fabric coasters for my kiddies to use on my nice table. :) Thanks for the chance to win!

Dee said...

I would LOVE to receive this book and it is even better signed. thanks for the opportunity.

Jake said...

I love the bucket bag and the birds! Of course I'd love it autograPhed!

jess said...
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jess said...

Looks like a wonderful book - i'd love to make that bucket knitting bag on the cover.

Abby said...

I lo e pot mitts and anything you can whip up fairly quickly to make a thoughtful gift. I do like trays at the moment. I've just made one each for my kids socks so they stop escaping under the clothes in their drawers. Thanks.

Donna said...

Oh, your book looks fabulous! I would love to make that cute little birdy coinpurse!

CarrieM said...

I've seen some cute pincushions and softie toys!

Heidi said...

I'd like to make some fabric bins to hold my daughters toys!

colorvibrant[at]gmail[dot]com

Debora K said...

I'm interested in making all kinds of zipper pouches and organizing bags.

walklet said...

I love to make little container items.

Gill said...

I'd like to make small purses!

allierae said...

This book looks great - thanks for the giveaway! I'd like to try some fabric buckets.

Mia said...

i would like to make soft dolls! Thanks for he giveaway and many greetings from Spain!

Angelia Lanouette said...

I would love to make some small baskets or trays to help me organize my sewing notions or projects. I love Zakka and your book looks amazing! Thank you and congratulations on your book! anglanouette(at)gmail(sot)com

Katarina said...

That's a great giveaway prize! I love zakka projects and of course, I'd like a book signed! I'd love to make some useful fabric baskets or the little slippers for a baby :)

Amy's Crafty Shenanigans said...

I love all Zakka really! I would make a sewing pouch for embroidery floss first I think :) Would love your autograph in the book!!!

elnorac said...

Just received the book, which I ordered from Amazon, so I don't need a copy, but just wanted to say that it's wonderful, Amy!!!! Not sure which project I'll sew first, as I love them all. The baby shoes are particularly awesome, though. Hope people post their projects in your Flickr group! I will.

CLS said...

I love the bags

Marci Girl said...

I need to make fabric baskets and tons of them. Congrats on your book!

Bailey said...

Anything that helps me keep my kids stuff organized and looking pretty.

hamudale said...

organizers and such
:)
thank you for the giveaway!

Sasha said...

I'd like to make some fabric boxes for my storage cubbies above our coat rack. I keep meaning to get round to it, but my current excuse is i have no pattern.

camelama said...

Love the book! I would make some storage ... like the fabric bucket!

Georgia said...

I'd love to make fabric storage bins!
peachstateme (at) hotmail (dot) com

Debbie said...

I love zakka style! I really do enjoy zakka - linen + cotton - quilts among various "littles"!

Tammy said...

I would love to make soem of those fabric type baskets. I have been wanting a zakka book every sense I first heard of Zakka..Thank you for the chance to enter your giveaway.

AngieSue said...

I love zakka key chains and small wallets - so cute and scrappy!

Michelle said...

I just recently checked out a book on zakka creations and am interested in making a wallet.

detroitgirl77 AT gmail DOT com

Joanne G said...

I have been meaning to make a microwavable therapeutic rice bag for myself, as I've only made ones to give away so far!
Thanks for the chance!
jgemeroy(at)gmail(dot)com

Elizabeth said...

I really like fabric buckets or fabric baskets! I have yet to make any (too many sewing to-dos!) but the yellow and blue one looks very sturdy, so I like it!

Thanks for offering this fantastic giveaway!

elizabeth.waligora at gmail.com

texheks said...

I love making bags and pouches.

Addibrae said...

I would like to make one of those baskets with the handles.

lynaeve said...

I would love to make that fabric basket. thanks for the chance!

JustPam said...

Those little bird zipper pouches are the first thing I would make if I won your book. Too cute!

Erin said...

I really want to learn how to make fabric buckets. It would help me stay so much more organized.

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